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  • Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies

    Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies
    EVERETT, Wash. -- The numbers tell the story in the lovely but dangerous Stillaguamish Valley, site of a deadly March landslide, one of the worst natural disasters in Washington state history. Thirty-seven days spent searching for victims -- first...
  • California's high school graduation rate passes 80% for first time

    California's high school graduation rate passes 80% for first time
    For the first time in California history, the high school graduation rate has surpassed 80%, mirroring a trend nationwide, officials announced Monday. Although disparities remain based on students' race, socioeconomic status and English skills, the...
  • 2014 Tony Awards: Full list of nominees

    2014 Tony Awards: Full list of nominees
    Best Play: Act One All The Way Casa Valentina Mothers and Sons Outside Mullingar Best Musical After Midnight Aladdin Beautiful - The Carole King Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Best Revival of a Play The Cripple of Inishmaan The Glass...
  • 2014 Tony Nominations: 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Makes a Killing (FULL LIST)

    In a Broadway season without obvious awards frontrunners, musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of Tony Awards nominees with ten nods, including one for new tuner and two competing noms for lead musical actor. "Hedwig and the...
  • Country music's cradle

    Country music's cradle
    The double yellow line painted along the middle of State Street in downtown Bristol doesn't simply provide direction for motorists. It's also the state line. The businesses on the south side of the street are in Tennessee. Just steps to the north lies...
  • Hoover cluster PTA: Mark your calendars for Teacher Appreciation Week

    With the 2013-14 school year starting to wind down, it's a good time to check your school calendars for Teacher Appreciation Week. This is your chance to thank all of the wonderful people who give so much of themselves; time, talent and treasure to make...
  • 'The Doctors' at 1,000 Episodes: Show Finds Success in Mixing Info and Entertainment

    "The Doctors" began as, and remains today, a show that exists to answer its audience's pressing health questions, no matter how small. "I just listen in a different way," says Jay McGraw, creator and executive producer of CBS Television Distribution's...
  • Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives

    Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives
    The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford has completed the acquisition of 50 pieces donated by the late prominent arts and crafts collector Stephen Gray. The bequest is made up of early Gustav Stickley furniture, metalwork, prints and pottery selected by...
  • 'Breaking Bad' Star Giancarlo Esposito on a Career 'Just Beginning'

    Giancarlo Esposito recently realized a lifelong dream: meeting Sidney Poitier. The actors crossed paths at a post-Oscars party, where Esposito had to work up the nerve to approach his idol. "I'm half Italian and half African-American and my dream was...
  • Community: Glendale choir performs with Master Chorale

    Community: Glendale choir performs with Master Chorale
    The Glendale High School A Cappella Choir is among 28 Southland high-school choirs participating in the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s 25th annual High School Choir Festival, a yearlong program that culminates with a free concert on Friday at the Walt...
  • Communities in Schools of Los Angeles Honors Org's Key Players

    Launched in 2007, Community in Schools of Los Angeles (http://www.cislosangeles.org) aims to do all that it can to improve the lives of underserved, low-income youth, empowering them to stay in school and go to college. Present in 12 high schools in...